Kigali Walking Tour Rwanda, If walking tours are your sort of activity, then your opportunities in Kigali are truly abundant. With a knowledgeable guide, take an informative stroll through Nyamirambo Quarter, one of the most charming districts within the old city area. Take a tour of the best local restaurants, meet local venders, interact with the locals or if you dare, take on a hike to Mount Kigali. To help you plan your trip to Kigali, here are our favorite tours to do in the city.
On this tour, a local guide will show you through not only Kigali’s most well-known, historical sights but to a few hidden secrets that only the residents know are there. This is a great way to start your trip to Kigali, with an intriguing tour that helps set the scene and allow you to understand the city’s long history.
Nyamirambo walking tour in Kigali is one of the best ways to understand the cultural life of the city and how local people really interact and do business. This walking tour will give you the how people of the people and their living. This is the most livelihood part of the Kigali City with the most number of people but a bit down town part of the city. The Nyamirambo became one of the most colorful and vibrant places within that historic area. Admire the mosque townhouses and walk the ramshackle cobbled streets, accompanied by a storytelling local.
The Kigali Walk tour, can start with a hike to Mount Kigali, where you take an hour hike to the top of this beautiful hill, with a great view of some part of the city, numerous velvet monkeys can be sighted around, and later descend and catch up with another walk of Nyamirambo. The Nyamirambo walk tour starts with a quick Kinyarwanda language lesson, and an introduction to the Center and its activities. It then weaves through Nyamirambo, one of Kigali’s oldest neighborhoods. Along the way guides lead participants into a women’s hairdressing salon where the adventurous type can get a free braid; into a family compound to pound cassava leaves, which is one of the Rwandan cuisine; by two mosques and a lookout view over Kigali; and into a tailor shop to feel the fabrics you’ll otherwise see styled on the streets.
You will visit a local Milk bar, take a taste if you wish, visit a local shop; interact with the local as you weave around the area. The walk tour concludes with a traditional lunch made and served in the home of Aminatha, NWC’s best cook. This is the best way to reward yourself with a wonderful Rwandan Cuisine, as you sweep a cold drink to kill off the thirst. You may as well proceed with the tour and visit Kimironko local market, where there are local venders selling a number of merchandise, ranging from households, food staffs, fabrics, and clothing’s. Enjoy your free day, by booking a Kigali Walking tour to give a great moment as you marvel around to explore Kigali on foot.
Explore the outdoors
Outside of Kigali, visit the Volcanoes National Park to see mountain gorillas; Nyungwe National Park, one of the largest central African tropical rain forests and home to chimpanzees and monkeys; Akagera National Park for elephants, rhinos, lions, leopards, and buffalo; and Gishwati-Mukura National Park, an area for landscape restoration initiatives.